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Santa Claus’s Stocking Cap

Nothing signals the holiday season in North America like the emergence of these red stocking caps topped with fluffy, white, snowball-like pom-poms. They are never used for any other purpose than to signal Santa. Just ask the growing legions of SantaCon participants: "Where guys and girls of legal age dress up like Santa and go cavorting around town for no better reason than that it's huge fun."

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